The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), seeking to acknowledge inspiring young people aged 18 to 31 making a difference through social enterprise, social good, and innovation, has unveiled its list of young Ghanaians with outstanding achievements in 2018.
The recognition of Ghana’s New Tribe is part of the country by country award series which focuses on finding bright spots across the continent and identifying the innovators, entrepreneurs, creatives, and leaders who have built, or extended models of growth and change regardless.
Over the years, inspiring young Ghanaians such as Regina Agyare, Anne Amuzu, Sarkodie, Sangu Delle, Lily Kudzro, Rasheeda Mandeeya Yehuza, David Asiamah, and others have been nominated for the awards. These are exceptional young people who understand that the future can only be shaped by ideas and secured by action.
The categories and nominees are:
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Acting
Helen AsanteThe Future Awards Africa Prize for Advocacy
Ametepey EmmanuelThe Future Awards Africa Prize for Agriculture
Elijah Amoo Adoo
Sara Nana Yeboah
Ababio KwameThe Future Awards Africa Prize for Business
Abraham Nii Omani Quaye
Adu Amani VeraThe Future Awards Africa Prize for Community Action
Fatima N. Adamu
Alhassan ZiblinThe Future Awards Africa Prize for Education
Edmund Duodu Atweri
Seth Kwame Boateng
Kingsley Kwaku Pinkrah
Freda NyameThe Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion and Design
Divine Komla Kpe
Josephine, Marie Godwyll
Papa OppongThe Future Awards Africa Prize for Music
Dennis “Kidi” DwamenaThe Future Awards Africa Prize for Technology
Richard “Fuse ODG” Abiona
Gregory “King Promise” Bortey
Michael “Sarkodie” Addo
Kofi Genfi and Nii Osae DadeThe Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year
Audrey Esi Swatson
Africa needs more active citizens making a marked difference for the development of the continent. We look forward to highlighting their achievements and measurable impact to serve as inspiration to others.